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Imphal Valley

The Imphal Valley is an oval shaped valley which is drained by several small rivers originating from the numerous small hills surrounding it. These include Imphal River, Thoubal, Iril, Sekmai and Khuga. This valley stretches about 1,843 sq km which accounts for one tenth of the total land area of Manipur. The southern portion contains a number of lakes and marshes, of which Loktak Lake is the most famous.

Imphal Valley is home to 70 percent of the total population of Manipur. This valley has a number of places of tourist importance such as Palace of Kangla, Polo Ground, and Manipur State Museum.

Updated on 21st November, 2005


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